Farmington Metropolitan Planning Organization to host virtual open houses

Farmington Metropolitan Planning Organization is seeking public input for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and will host two virtual open houses from noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After decades of undercounting, Native Americans push to be represented in census

Norbert Nez is worried about the census. A self-described map enthusiast, he took a job with the Census Bureau in 1990 as an enumerator fresh out of college and eager to find a decent-paying job....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM to host meetings about Chaco park plan

FARMINGTON – Four virtual open houses about the draft Farmington Mancos-Gallup Resource Management plan will be held this month, which will allow the affected communities to submit public comment....

DATE: Aug. 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Green chile distributors to sell directly to public

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico green chile distributors say health restrictions amid the pandemic are forcing them to sell chiles directly to the public. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports distributors have...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico beef packing plant reports 21 coronavirus cases

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A state agency in New Mexico has reported 21 employees at a meatpacking plant in Roswell tested positive for COVID-19, the most cases reported to the state by any one job...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico overhauls pandemic isolation rules for travelers

SANTA FE — New Mexico is allowing two new exceptions to self-quarantine requirements for travelers entering or returning to the state as health officials try to keep outside coronavirus outbreaks...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico starts offering rescue loans to small businesses

SANTA FE, N.M. — State finance officials started accepting applications Wednesday for low-interest loans that are designed to help small businesses endure the financial stress of the coronavirus...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico school officially dumps Spanish conquistador name

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A southern New Mexico school district blocked efforts Tuesday to repeal a vote to change the name of a high school named after a brutal Spanish conquistador. After hours of...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation moves toward virtual learning

FARMINGTON – Even with case rates slowing on the Navajo Nation, schools are likely to implement virtual learning for the fall semester, with funding support from the federal CARES Act. The Navajo...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. Supreme Court says governor can fine businesses

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has the authority to fine businesses that do not follow public health orders. The New Mexico Restaurant...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 58 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Judiciary weighs challenge to New Mexico stay-at-home order

SANTA FE — The New Mexico state Supreme Court is weighing whether the governor has the authority to levy hefty fines against businesses as she enforces a public health order to slow the spread of...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Herrell picked up endorsement ex-Democratic congressman

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A Republican seeking to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small in a crucial House seat in New Mexico has picked up an endorsement from a former Democratic congressman....

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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